Uniquetex to bring jobs to Cleveland County

May 17th, 2016

Uniquetex, LLC Inc., intends to build a 150-person workforce in Cleveland County, N.C., over the coming five years. The company, which manufactures nonwoven fabrics for health care providers and other industries, is investing $31.6 million in the production facility—its first in the U.S. Uniquetex is a joint venture between Foshan Nanhai Beautiful Nonwoven Co., Ltd., […]

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UNC Athletics releases sustainability report, highlights efforts with REPREVE

February 11th, 2016

More than 250,000 plastic bottles have been recycled through the 18-month collaboration University of North Carolina Athletics released its sustainability report highlighting environmental efforts throughout campus including a university-wide 12 percent increase in collected recycling materials. Unifi Inc., makers of REPREVE, teamed up with UNC in 2014 to raise awareness among student, faculty, fans and […]

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Turning green

December 1st, 2015

The University of North Carolina (UNC) Tar Heels battled the Fighting Illini September 19 in a Kenan Stadium awash with lime green T-shirts, rally towels, cheerleader togs and dance team costumes; even the Tar Heel mascot, Rameses, wore a lime green jersey. The fabric greenery in the scenery was made from Repreve® recycled fiber, manufactured […]

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